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2020 Porsche Panamera
10 Years Edition RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Porsche Panamera has a big birthday coming up for 2020. The Panamera is about to turn 10 and, to celebrate, Porsche will offer a 10 Year Edition package that adds special 21-inch w...

2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Changes abound for the 7 Series in 2021, although it’d be easy to miss most of them. Features like Drive Recorder, remote engine start, and heated armrests all become standard, while n...

Specs

2020 Porsche Panamera
10 Years Edition RWD
2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23.7 gal 20.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
330 hp @ 5,400 RPM
335 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
331 lb-ft @ 1,340 RPM
331 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
11:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.4 in
Back Legroom -- 44.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.6 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,112 lbs 915 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 207.4 in
Width 85.2 in 85.4 in
Height 56 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 116.1 in 126.4 in

Available Options

2020 Porsche Panamera
10 Years Edition RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Burgundy Red Metallic
  • Carmine Red
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Chalk
  • Custom Color
  • Custom Color Metallic
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Gentian Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Mahogany Metallic
  • Mamba Green Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Papaya Metallic
  • RISTRETTO Brown Metallic
  • Volcano Grey Metallic
  • White

Option Packages

  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • Cargo Management System
  • Fixed Luggage Compartment Cover in Leather
  • Front & Rear Seat Ventilation
  • Front Massage Seat Function
  • Front Massage Seat Function W/Ventilation
  • Front Seat Ventilation
  • Air Intake Grilles Painted In High-Gloss Black
  • Air Outlet Grilles Painted in Exterior Color
  • Exterior Mirrors Painted in Exterior Color
  • Exterior Mirrors Painted in High-Gloss Black
  • Illuminated Door-Sill Guards in Paldao
  • Sport Tailpipes in Black
  • Sport Tailpipes in Silver
  • SportDesign Side Skirts in Exterior Color
  • Seat Belts in Bordeaux Red
  • Seat Belts in Chalk
  • Air Vent Slats Painted
  • Air Vent Slats in Leather
  • Extended Dashboard Trim in Leather
  • Interior Trim In Deviated Leather
  • Model Logo Embossed on Center Console Armrests
  • Porsche Crest Embossed on Center Console Armrests
  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (Acc)
  • Air Intake Grilles Painted
  • Alcantara Luggage Compartment Cover
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Ambient Lighting Plus
  • Anthracite Birch Interior Trim
  • BURMESTER High-End Surround Sound System
  • Brushed Aluminum Interior Trim
  • Brushed Aluminum Interior Trim In Black
  • Carbon Fiber Door-Sill Guards
  • Carbon Fiber Interior Trim
  • Dark Walnut Interior Trim
  • Deviated Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Deviated Stitching & Leather Seat Centers Package
  • Deviated Stitching Interior Package
  • Door Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
  • Exclusive Design Gear Selector
  • FR Massage Seat Function W/FR & RR Ventilation
  • Front & Rear Massage Seat Function W/Ventilation
  • Front & Rear Seat Heating
  • HTD Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel In PALDAO
  • HTD Multifunction Steering WHL In Anthracite Birch
  • HTD Multifunction Steering WHL In Dark Walnut
  • HTD Multifunction Steering Wheel In Sweetgum
  • Head-Up Display
  • ILLUM Personalized Brushed Aluminum Door Sill Guards
  • Illuminated Brushed Aluminum Door Sill Guards
  • Illuminated Brushed Aluminum Door-Sill Guards
  • Illuminated Brushed Black Alum Door-Sill Guards
  • Illuminated Carbon Fiber Door Sill Guards
  • Illuminated Door Sill Guards In Aluminum
  • Illuminated Door Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
  • Inner Door-Sill Guards In Leather
  • Interior Trim In Exterior Color
  • Interior Trim In Leather
  • Interior Trim Painted In Deviated Exterior Color
  • Led-Matrix Headlights In Black W/PDLS+
  • Night Vision Assist
  • Owner's Manual Wallet In Carbon Fiber
  • Owner's Manual Wallet In Leather
  • PALDAO Interior Trim
  • PWR Sunblind For RR Compartment & RR Side Windows
  • Personalized Carbon Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Personalized Deep-Pile Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Personalized Door Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
  • Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
  • Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
  • Porsche INNODRIVE W/Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment (PRSE)
  • Rear 8-Way Power Seats W/Memory Package
  • Rear Axle Steering W/Power Steering Plus
  • Roof Lining In Alcantara
  • SWEETGUM Interior Trim
  • Seat Consoles In Leather (Front & Rear)
  • Sportdesign Package
  • Sportdesign Package Painted In High-Gloss Black
  • Sports Exhaust System W/Tailpipes In Black
  • Sports Exhaust System W/Tailpipes In Silver
  • Steering Column Casing & Instrument Cluster
  • Thermally & Noise Insulated Glass
  • Tinted Led Taillights W/Adaptive Brake Lights
  • Vehicle Key In Leather W/Key Pouch In Leather
  • Vehicle Key Painted & Key Pouch In Leather
  • Vehicle Key Painted W/Key Pouch In Alcantara
  • Amethyst Metallic
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Black/Chalk, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Black/Luxor Beige, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Black/Saddle Brown, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Cohiba Brown, Club Leather Seat Trim
  • Contrast Leather Seat Centers
  • Marsala, Leather Seat Trim
  • Marsala/Cream, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Luxor Beige, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Seat Consoles in Leather
  • Truffle Brown, Club Leather Seat Trim
  • 18-Way Adaptive Sport Seats
  • 8-Way Power Rear Seats W/Adaptive Sport Seats
  • Rear 2+1 Seats
  • HTD Multifunction Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber
  • Wheels: 21" 911 Turbo Design
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design In Exterior Color
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design In High-Gloss Black
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design In Jet Black Metallic
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design In Platinum Silver
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design In Satin Platinum
  • Wheels: 21" Panamera Sportdesign In Satin Platinum
  • Wheels: 21" Sport Design
  • Wheels: 21" Sportdesign In Exterior Color
  • Wheels: 21" Sportdesign In High Gloss Black
  • Wheels: 21" Sportdesign In Jet Black Metallic
2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Donington Gray Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic
  • Individual AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PHYTONIC Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
  • Alcantara Headliner in Upholstery Color
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Ash Grain Black & Red Wood Trim
  • Individual Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Autobahn Package
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Front Massaging Seats (Discontinued)
  • Interior Design Package
  • Luxury Rear Seating Package
  • M Sport Brakes W/Black Calipers
  • M Sport Brakes W/Blue Calipers
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Remote Control Parking
  • Wood Inlay Leather Steering Wheel
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • AMARONE Brown/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Ventilated Seats
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Night Blue, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • ZAGORA Beige, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Integral Active Steering
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" V-Spoke Style 620
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Orbit Grey
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Star-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR V-Spoke

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